Tag: gut health

8 Benefits of Caraway Oil That Will Surprise You

By Adonia Dennis, Natural Blaze Caraway oil is one of the most popular essential oils, being appreciated for unique medicinal properties. The oil is produced from the seeds of the caraway plant, with a pleasant scent. It is also customary that caraway seeds are used in various cuisine the world over, given their distinct flavor (caraway spice). Caraway…

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Honey and Black Seed Combo Cures 57% of H. Pylori Patients

By Sayer Ji H. pylori infection may be treated effectively with two ancient food-based remedies, new research suggests. Natural solutions for H. pylori are gaining increased attention due to the failure of conventional antibiotics to produce a permanent resolution of the condition without attendant adverse effects. In a previous post entitled “3 Natural H. Pylori ‘Cures’…

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Probiotics In Yogurt Reverse Depression Symptoms

By Mae Chan Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have reversed depression symptoms in mice by feeding them Lactobacillus, a probiotic bacteria found in live-cultures yogurt. Further, they have discovered a specific mechanism for how the bacteria affect mood, providing a direct link between the health of the gut microbiome and mental…

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Gum For Guts: Marijuana Chewing Gum To Be Tested As IBS Treatment

By Organic and Healthy IBS or Irritable Bowel Syndrome can be extremely annoying, aggravating, and even painful. Thankfully there’s marijuana. It’s unfortunate to come down with IBS. Chronic cramping, bloating, abdominal pain, constipation and worse, with no known cause, no easy “cure” and nothing but long-term management to look forward to. For anyone who believes…

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Stomach Acid Suppressing Meds Causing Infections and Serious Health Problems

By Dave Mihalovic Proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs) are a group of medications whose primary action is a to reduce gastric acid production. Prilosec, prevacid, and nexium are popular PPIs which help constitute a large percentage of the most prescribed medications in the world. In a population-based study from Scotland, PPIs were linked with an increased risk…

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Stress, Depression and Anxiety Are All Alleviated By Probiotics

By Mae Chan Intestinal bacteria are the focus of intense research by scientists worldwide. They play a significant role in causing and preventing hundreds of diseases. According to a new systematic review and meta-analysis, probiotics have several advantageous effects on mental health by lessening the psychological symptoms of perceived stress, depression and anxiety. There are…

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Why Is the Med Community Surprised With Sudden Rise of Childhood Inflammatory Bowel Disease

  By Eldon Dahl Canadian doctors have noted that the rates of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in children have grown exponentially. Generally, the disease would show around age 20. Recently, though, prevalence in children under 5 has been increasing. The highest Crohn’s disease incidence is reported in Canada while highest ulcerative colitis rates are reported for…

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Parkinson’s Starts In The Gut

By Mae Chan The composition of our gut microbes may change through the development of many diseases. Parkinson’s disease may be triggered by gut microbes, according to a California Institute of Technology (Caltech) study that points to probiotics as a potential therapy for the disease. Findings from the team point to the gut as the…

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